Training and Tactics

Hackathorn Handgun Class at Bill Wilson’s Ranch AAR

Hackathorn Handgun Class at Bill Wilson’s Ranch AAR

On October 9th, 2013, posted in: Ken Hackathorn, Training and Tactics by Comments Off

Master firearms instructor Ken Hackathorn led a two day Basic/Intermediate handgun class at the Circle WC ranch near Clarksville, TX on October 2-3, 2013. Over 500 rounds were fired per person at ranges from three to one hundred yards focusing on all aspects of the defensive use of handguns. A top notch instructor at a..

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Paul Howe Rifle Reference Points – Head and Eye

On November 20th, 2012, posted in: Paul Howe, Training and Tactics by Comments Off

Head and eye alignment is critical and I use the nose to charging handle method. I am critical where I put my nose and usually can feel the notch on the left rear of the charging handle with either the tip or right tip of my nose. Using this check point, it puts my eye..

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Paul Howe: AR Optics and What Is Best for You

On November 5th, 2012, posted in: Paul Howe, Training and Tactics by Comments Off

ZERO MAGNIFICATION Pros: Easy and fast to find and put on target. Cons: Small objective and subject to fogging in some environments. Personal Observations: Aimpoint performs the best out of what I have seen come to my classes. A lot of shooters run E.O Techs, but they have the highest failure rate. I believe any..

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Reality Check with Paul Howe

On July 19th, 2012, posted in: AR Style Rifles, Training and Tactics by 2 Comments

INSTRUCTORS AND QUALIFICATIONS by Paul Howe I read a great deal about Instructor Ratings, Tier Instructors and so on. I thought I would simplify and clarify a few points. Before I start, I would like to state that I have learned something from almost every instructor I have trained under.  As a current instructor I..

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